In a 6-3 ruling on Thursday, June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the use of race in college admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina, outlawing the use of race in college admissions in general. The Conversation reached out to three legal scholars to explain what the decision means for students, colleges and universities, and ultimately the nation’s future.

Kristine Bowman, Vinay Harpalani & Kimberly J. Robinson, Military Academies Can Still Consider Race in Admissions, But the Rest of the Nation’s Colleges and Universities Cannot, Court Rules, The Conversation (June 30, 2023).